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Man who says he was locked in gas station arrested for burglary

A man spotted inside a gas station after hours has been charged with burglary. On the morning of May 27, the Albany Police Department received a call in reference to someone being inside a closed business. According to the police, shortly before 3:00 A.M. on May 27, officers arrived at...
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Woman with rare tumor gets miracle surgery from Georgia doctor

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - Wendy Johnson kept having a numb sensation on one side of her face. Eventually it got worse; moving to her mouth and her head, so doctors in Albany got to work and determined she needed a rare surgery to remove a benign tumor outside her brain stem.
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APD arrest BP burglary suspect

ALBANY, GA – Albany Police arrest a 41 year old man early Friday morning who claims he was locked inside the store he’s accused of burglarizing. Police arrested Dontario Blakley a little before 3am after finding him inside the BP gas station on Dawson Road, filling a bag of goods taken from the store’s shelves.
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Albany fast food hold-up

ALBANY, GA – Albany Police are looking for a trio of suspects wanted in Thursday night’s armed robbery of a North Slappey fast food restaurant. Police say a little before 9pm, two black males entered the Maryland Fried Chicken and robbed the business at gunpoint for an undetermined amount of money.
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Brother’s Corner Store ‘assassination plot’ trial underway

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - It’s been almost four years since a trip to an Albany convenience store changed a young woman’s life. In late May of 2018, Andrea Willis was shot several times after entering the Brother’s Corner Convenience Store. Four men were charged in this case,...
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APD investigating armed robbery at Maryland’s Fried Chicken

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) -The Albany Police Department (APD) is investigating an armed robbery. APD said it happened around 8:40 p.m. Thursday at Maryland’s Fried Chicken, 510 North Slappey Boulevard. Police said two men entered the restaurant and robbed the business at gunpoint. Afterward, the two suspects fled with an...
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School shootings causing some parents to consider homeschooling

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) -Since 2013, the year after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, mass shootings in the United States have nearly tripled, leaving many parents to wonder whether it’s safe to drop their kids off at school. According to National Public Radio (NPR), as of Wednesday,...
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Man dead after crashing bike into log truck

Macon, GA (WGXA) -- A man is dead after crashing his bike into a log truck. Bibb County Chief coroner confirmed 62 year-old Melvin Butler of Albany crashed his bike into a log truck at the intersection of Broadway and Mead road. The incident happened Wednesday just before 6 P.M.
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How do you know when someone truly loves and accepts you?

ALBANY, GA — That name was ‘Andy.’ Anyone adopting today’s pet will have a special place in their heart for that name as well. That’s because our pet of the day is named Andy too. And this boy is so very sweet. His face is calm and kind, and he is a real cuddlebug.
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Sinkhole closes section of Oakridge Drive

ALBANY, GA – First shift commuters in the Good Life City got an early indication this morning of the severity of overnight storms. A sinkhole appeared Thursday morning in the 1600 block of W. Oakridge Drive. The crevice impacts the eastbound lane of the roadway which is temporarily closed...
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City of Albany celebrates Mary Petty’s 50 years of dedicated service

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - The City of Albany is celebrating its longest-standing employee for her dedication and service to the city. Mary Ann Petty has been with the City of Albany for 50 years as of May 29. Her service has exclusively been with Utilities Administration. In 1972, Petty began...
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Valdosta High announces new head boys basketball coach

Valdosta High School has announced the new head boys basketball coach. VHS Principal, Dr. Janice Richardson announced James Lee as the new boys basketball coach. Lee was born and raised in Albany. He is a graduate of Monroe High School, where he played small forward and was a four-year basketball letterman.
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Cutliff Grove ministry helps meet community needs

ALBANY — Minister Juanita Nixon is a force of nature. Nixon took over pastoring duties at Cutliff Grove Baptist Church when long-time minister the Rev. McKinley Drake passed away recently, leaving awfully big shoes to fill. Nixon already was serving as director of the church’s Nativity Family Resource Center, which collects and distributes needs like food, clothing and furniture in the community, and she was facilitating the Albany church’s partnership with World Vision GIK when she was asked by church leaders to bring the gospel to attendees.
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